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The Role Of Clothing In The Nineteenth Century

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Starting in the 14th century, clothing was beginning to become tighter, showing off the body figure.
The sleeves were starting to become more loose and flowy.
Lower classes would try to wear clothes similar to the upper classes, but the government did not approve of this to they passes laws so there is a gap between the types of classes.
The lower class would try to follow these laws yet try to be like the upper class which was the beginning of 14th century fashion.
Women’s hair would be parted in the middle and would usually be braided with jewelry known as crespine.
Another fashion for women at this time were hair accessories. Womeon would wear veils or even hats similar to what men wore.
Women would wear dresses called cotehardie (tight
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